Re: Saalangal affixes (it's been a while)
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, June 22, 2002, 12:36|
On 20 Jun 02, at 14:37, Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> En réponse à Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>:
> > Reciprocal: x-kud
> > - ligás (talk) + kud = ligáskud - discussion
> This is an interesting one. I think I'll steal it for Itakian and Maggel :)) .
> Were you inspired by a natlang or did you invent it yourself (I would really
> like to know if there's a natlang with such an affix :) ).
Sounds a bit like the fe-x-aki circumfix in Niuan (a Polynesian
language in the Tongic family, hence distantly related to the Ilonggo
language which barry mentioned).
For example, "kite" = "see"; "fekiteaki" = "to see one another, to
meet". Or, to follow the example, "tu:tala" = "to talk to each other,
to converse, to chat" and "fetu:talaaki" = "to chat together, to
Philip Newton <Philip.Newton@...>